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Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

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Book Nominations Now Being Accepted for Indie Author Pavilions

The Tucson Festival of Books is accepting nominations for books to be considered for inclusion in the 2018 Festival in one of four Indie Author Pavilions (open until all Pavilion spaces are filled). More »

Young Author and Young Artist Contest Information

Pre-school through 12th graders residing in Southern Arizona are encouraged to submit writing or illustrations in the Young Author and / or Young Artist Contests. Learn more about submitting an entry. Deadline is 5pm on Friday, December 22nd. More »

Science City In 2018

The arrival of September means it is time to begin engagement with the public for the next Festival season. Start your Science City experience by visiting here! More »

Exhibit at the 2018 Festival

To learn more about exhibiting at the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books, follow this link. More »

Food & Beverage Sales at the 2018 Festival

Applications to provide food, beverages and snacks at the 2018 TFOB are available now through September 29. More »

Literary Awards Competition is now open

Submissions to the sixth annual Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards Writing Competition are being accepted through Oct. 31, 2017. Entries are accepted in three categories: fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. More »

FREE Marketing Materials Available

Local schools, businesses and civic organizations willing to promote the Festival are encouraged to request materials to distribute to the community. Orders placed by January 15, 2018 will be filled in February; we will make every attempt to fill later orders, however, quantities are not guaranteed. More »

Frequently Asked Questions

Many questions arise related to the Festival. This comprehensive list can help in navigating the website and the event. Please let us know if you have other questions that should be addressed in this section. More »

Become a Friend of the Festival

We have the perfect membership option for you! Your donation as a Friend of the Festival helps ensure that the Tucson Festival of Books is offered free-of-charge to the public and that critical literacy programs in Southern Arizona are supported at the highest level. More »

Festival Sponsors

The Tucson Festival of Books is grateful for the generosity of our sponsors. Investments in the Festival have long-lasting positive impact on the community. All proceeds from the Festival are are directed to improving literacy rates in Southern Arizona. Please support our sponsors at every opportunity...they make Tucson and Southern Arizona a better place. More »

Festival Mobile App for iPhone & Android Devices

Tucson Festival of Books mobile apps are available for Android and iPhone More »

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
University of Arizona BookStores
Western National Parks Association
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company

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